§ 945.01 Definitions
§ 945.025 Jurisdiction of department
§ 945.0311 Employment of relatives
§ 945.035 Notice of employment, appointment, or separation; response by the correctional officer; duty of department
§ 945.04 Department of Corrections; general function; seal; use of inmate labor
§ 945.041 Reports
§ 945.043 Department-operated day care services
§ 945.047 Licensing requirements for physicians, osteopathic physicians, and chiropractic physicians employed by the department
§ 945.091 Extension of the limits of confinement; restitution by employed inmates
§ 945.0913 Inmates prohibited from driving state-owned vehicles to transport inmates in a work-release program
§ 945.092 Limits on work-release and minimum security custody for persons who have committed the crime of escape
§ 945.10 Confidential information
§ 945.12 Transfers for rehabilitative treatment
§ 945.215 Inmate welfare and employee benefit trust funds
§ 945.21501 Employee Benefit Trust Fund
§ 945.21503 Federal Grants Trust Fund
§ 945.2151 Verifying social security numbers
§ 945.25 Records
§ 945.27 Proceedings by department
§ 945.28 Selection of probation or parole offices by the department; public notice
§ 945.31 Restitution and other payments
§ 945.35 Requirement for education on human immunodeficiency virus, acquired immune deficiency syndrome, and other communicable diseases
§ 945.355 HIV testing of inmates prior to release
§ 945.36 Law enforcement personnel authorized to conduct drug tests on inmates and releasees
§ 945.40 Corrections Mental Health Act; short title for ss. 945.40-945.49
§ 945.41 Legislative intent of ss. 945.40-945.49
§ 945.42 Definitions; ss. 945.40-945.49
§ 945.43 Placement of inmate in a mental health treatment facility
§ 945.44 Emergency placement of inmate in a mental health treatment facility
§ 945.45 Continued placement of inmates in mental health treatment facilities
§ 945.46 Initiation of involuntary placement proceedings with respect to a mentally ill inmate scheduled for release
§ 945.47 Discharge of inmate from mental health treatment
§ 945.48 Rights of inmates provided mental health treatment; procedure for involuntary treatment
§ 945.49 Operation and administration
§ 945.601 Correctional Medical Authority; ss. 945.601-945.6035, definitions
§ 945.602 State of Florida Correctional Medical Authority; creation; members
§ 945.603 Powers and duties of authority
§ 945.6031 Required reports and surveys
§ 945.6032 Quality management program requirements
§ 945.6033 Continuing contracts with health care providers
§ 945.6034 Minimum health care standards
§ 945.6035 Dispute resolution
§ 945.6036 Enforcement
§ 945.6037 Nonemergency health care; inmate copayments
§ 945.6038 Inmate litigation costs
§ 945.604 Medical claims
§ 945.6041 Inmate medical services
§ 945.71 Inmate training programs; intent and purposes
§ 945.72 Eligibility and screening of inmates
§ 945.73 Inmate training program operation
§ 945.74 Implementation

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 945 - Department of Corrections

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • minor: includes any person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • writing: includes handwriting, printing, typewriting, and all other methods and means of forming letters and characters upon paper, stone, wood, or other materials. See Florida Statutes 1.01